Zarda Recipe in Urdu (Step by Step)

Zarda rice recipe in urdu

1. Heat water in a pan and add yellow food coloring.
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2. When water is boiled, add rice.

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3. If rice are cooked, take them out in a strainer.

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4. Pour cold tap water on boiled rice.

Zarda recipe in urdu

5. Heat oil and in a pot and add cloves, cinnamon and green cardamoms.

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6. When cloves start crackling, add boiled rice and lower the flame.

Zarda rice recipe in urdu

7. Add sugar with rice and mix.

Zarda recipe in urdu

8. After mixing sugar with rice, if sugar starts leaving water, turn the flame high to dry the sugar water.

Zarda recipe in urdu

9. When water is dried out, mix the rice and place on low flame for dam.

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10. Zarda is ready. Serve with gulab jamun, khoya and other sweets.

Zarda Recipe in English (Sweet Rice)


  1. Rice (Saila) : 1/2 kg

  2. Sugar : 1/2 kg

  3. Ghee : 1 cup

  4. Cloves : 2 to 3

  5. Green cardamoms: 3 to 4

  6. Cinnamon : 1 small piece

  7. Yellow food coloring : 1/2 tablespoon

Decoration Ingredients:

  1. Ashrafi : 125 grams (red and green) or whichever easily available

  2. Almonds : as per taste

  3. Pistachio : as per taste

  4. Coconuts : as per taste (thin chopped)

  5. Khoya : 1/4 kg

  6. Gulab jamun : 125 grams or as per desired

  7. Cham cham : 125 grams or as per desired

NOTE: Better take small gulab jamun and cham cham. If they are large, break into small pieces. If you couldn't get khoya, use white kalakand.

Preparing Zarda:

First, boil water in a bot and during boiling, add yellow food coloring with water. When water is boiled, add rice and cook them completely. Then take rice out in a strainer and put cold tap water on the boiled rice. By pouring cold water on rice, they do not stick after cooking.

Method of Cooking Zarda:

  1. First, heat oil in a pan for 3 to 4 minutes.

  2. When ghee is heated, add green cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon.

  3. When cloves start crackling, add boiled rice and also sugar to the rice and mix.

  4. When sugar is dissolved, turn the flame high so that sugar water is dried.

  5. Do not move ladle repeatedly; it will break the rice.

  6. When rice water is dried, place for dam.

  7. When rice is cooked completely, add asharfi, almonds, pistachios, chopped coconuts, khoya, gulab jamun and cham cham to the rice.

  8. Very tasty zarda sweet rice are ready. Eat yourself and also serve others.

Use saila rice for zarda.
Soak saila rice for 3 to 4 hours beforehand.
Cook rice in wide mouthed cooking pot so they do not break.

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My Mom cherishes this Zarda especially so I made it for him. She favored it and he was so happy to see my undertakings for him. Thankful to you so particularly to share the recipe.

  • rabia, Karachi
  • Apr 07, 2020

Dessert recipes I find here are very tasty. I tried zarda recipe yesterday for a casual party at home and it was delicious. Also very easy to make.

  • Ghana, Islamabad
  • Apr 07, 2019

Zarda Recipe in Urdu (Step by Step) is very popular dish in kids,Zarda Recipe to make at home its soft enough Zarda is my favorite desserts I prefer this method because this such an easy way to make in I love it.Zarda Recipe like less time to make it.

  • Aiza, Lahore
  • Nov 12, 2018

Zarda is truly the desi queen of sweets and I am not regretting making it because the soft texture and yummy bites make it the best snack. Even for kids who only love eating candy.

  • Zoe, karachi
  • Sep 04, 2018

Thanku soooo much its realy good

  • Rabi, Attock
  • Jun 25, 2018

Zarda is my favorite desserts because not only is it delicious but contains all kinds of surprises like gulab jamon. Zarda recipe is also very fun to make and I also love to mix it with chicken biryani on a separate serving just so I can savor the taste of them combined!

  • aleem jamal, larkana
  • May 25, 2018

lovelllyyyy…..Because of this recipe, now I am able to make mouthwatering zarda. It was so unique for me to try. Everybody at my home liked it especially my parents.

  • Nazmeena, Karachi
  • May 02, 2018

my husband always loves sweet dishes and specially khoy wala zarda he loves zarda I will try your recipe for my husband thanks to a lot kfoods.

  • maria asad, islamabad
  • Apr 13, 2018

I love this dish and I always make this dish in my home for my child but this is new style recipe for me thanks kfoods

  • salma ghanchi, hyderabad
  • Mar 13, 2018

Very delicious and great recipe. Thanks I will definitely make this zarda because this is very good and awesome sweet dish. It is a committing sweet, hot zarda gives best taste , believe me.

  • Tasneem, Sialkot
  • Oct 28, 2017

Zarda is best sweet to serve at events like Quran khawani, muharram majaalis, roza khushahi or even on a sad gathering. People eat it happily and it has a great taste. I will try this recipe.

  • Rozina, Islamabad
  • Sep 27, 2017

Zbardast.plz ashrafiyan banany ka tariqa b bta dain.

  • Arooba, Nowshera
  • May 12, 2017

zarda is the best sweet dish in my opinion. It is not only easy to make but also tastes very well. It fits with every kind of main course meal. I would recommend it for party and family gatherings.

  • Shaheena, Karachi
  • Apr 23, 2017

quantity to batai nai apne !

  • Malik, Lahore
  • Mar 18, 2017


  • Naina, Faisalabad
  • Feb 28, 2017

very good method to describe the recipe of zarda. I like it and looking to make it in coming days with the help of your step by step method. This is the easiest way to explain recipes well. Appreciate.

  • Tahmina, Islamabad
  • Dec 13, 2016

ap ki urdo bht kharab hy pleas dorost kary

  • asim, lahor
  • Sep 14, 2016

Moutanjan mai chawal jory hwy lg rhy en ko alg alg hona chahye

  • Bushra, faisalabad
  • Sep 27, 2015

bohot bohot shukriya, aapne bohot easy tarike se zarda banana sikhaya.jazakallah.

  • shirin inamdar, pune pimpri
  • Sep 13, 2015

Kafi achi recepies hai, step by step acha samjh a jata hai, kindly ziada sy zaida dishes share karin, taky cooking or asan ho jaye sab ki.

  • asif hussain, multan
  • Sep 04, 2015

Can you translate to English

  • kat, dayton, ohio
  • Mar 12, 2015

Looks very tasty

  • Zehrakhader, Schaumburg,Illinois ,USA
  • Mar 11, 2015

Wow ! Boht zabardast dekh kar hi moun main pani a gaya aj zaror try krungi

  • Fasiha, Attock
  • Mar 11, 2015

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